• IMPLEMENTING A TACTICAL TELEMETRY STYSTEM FOR MULTIPLE LAUNCH ROCKET SYSTEM (MLRS) STOCKPILE RELIABILITY TESTING

      Cox, Corry; Redstone Technical Test Center (International Foundation for Telemetering, 2004-10)
      The Precision Fires Rocket and Missile Systems (PFRMS) Program Office continually undertakes Stockpile Reliability Testing (SRP) to ensure the validity of the accumulated weapons and increase the she lf life of these weapon systems. MLRS is a legacy weapon system that has been undergoing SRP testing for over 20 years. The PFRMS Program Office has a need for a miniature Tactical Telemetry System that will monitor the fuze performance of the MLRS Rocket during SRP testing. This paper will address a technical approach of how a small Tactical Telemetry System could be built to meet this requirement. The Tactical Telemetry system proposed in this paper will monitor fuze functions, operate across the wide environmental spectrum of the SRP tests, and physically fit in the nose area without altering the overall tactical rocket appearance or operation.